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Prick Up Your Ears: The Biography of Joe Orton by [John Lahr]

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“As good as literary biography gets.” —The New York Times Book Review
 
“Sensationally exciting.” —Newsweek
 
“An important and illuminating book . . . Lahr writes beautifully.” —David Mamet, Chicago Tribune

About the Author

John Lahr (b. 1941) is an acclaimed author. He was the senior drama critic at the New Yorker for twenty years. He has twice received the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism and was the first critic to win a Tony Award, for co-authoring Elaine Stritch at Liberty. The author of eighteen books, ranging from fiction to biography, Lahr is best known for Notes on a Cowardly Lion: The Biography of Bert Lahr (1969) and Prick Up Your Ears: The Biography of Joe Orton (1978), which was made into a film. He lives in London.     

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B00AW54DCO
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Open Road Media; Reissue edition (January 22, 2013)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ January 22, 2013
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 2514 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 368 pages
  • Page numbers source ISBN ‏ : ‎ 1504031474
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Enabled
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